We regularly publish thought leadership to help our clients understand the ever-changing industry. With a dedicated team of professionals focused on research, analysis and reporting, we aim at providing you with insightful industry perspectives.
Automotive Industry Outlook
- Progressing through transformation
"Progressing through transformation - study on SOE reform in auto industry" is the 7th publication of SOE reform whitepaper series, and it's the first attempt to look into the impact of SOE reform from the industry perspective. We surveyed top executives from auto SOEs to understand the impact of SOE reform on these companies, and presented several case studies on how to tackle the challenges that may encounter when driving SOE reform.
- 2017 Auto Industry Outbound Investment Report
The report explores the shifting trends in China auto outbound investment, the impact brought by the "One Belt and One Road" initiative, and the future outlook.
- Investment Promotion Report on Railway Industry - Romania and Turkey
The report was jointly published by CIPA and Deloitte China. Building upon the previous year's report which was an overview of China enterprises' overseas investment, the team conducts an in-depth investigation and listens to the suggestions from enterprises, then focuses on two countries alongside the "One Belt and One Road" - Romania and Turkey this year.
- Investment Promotion Report on Auto Industry 2015
The report was jointly issued by CIPA, Deloitte China and Auto Business Review and focuses on the auto aftermarket, new energy vehicles, and smart connected vehicles.
- 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index
The results of the 2016 study clearly show the ongoing influence manufacturing has on driving global economies. From its influence on infrastructure development, job creation, and contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) on both an overall and per capita basis, a strong manufacturing sector creates a clear path toward economic prosperity.
- China Automotive Industry Outbound Investment Report 2016
Deloitte looks into past three years' automotive industry outbound investment cases and analyzes the key drivers behind those investments. Then, summarizes the primary challenges that Chinese buyers may encounter and provides the recommendations for China automotive companies who are considering the overseas investments.
- Big Data and Analytics in The Automotive Industry
Big data and analytics today offer previously unthinkable possibilities for tackling these pressures and many other challenges automakers are facing.
- The Future of Mobility: How transportation technology and social trends are creating a new business ecosystem
The report was published by Deloitte University Press. It talks about the future evolution of transportation and mobility. The debate centers on whether the extended automotive industry will evolve incrementally toward some future mobility ecosystem or whether change will occur at a more radical pace and in a highly disruptive manner.
- 2014 Automotive industry investment promotion report
The report is based on information collection and data analysis from various aspects such as macro economy, policy level, industrial dynamics and business operation, is dedicated to providing insights on the trends of China's auto market, predicting industrial movements, analysing what opportunities and challenges the enterprises may encounter during industrial development and change from an innovative and forward-looking perspective.
Auto Consumer Study
- What's ahead for fully autonomous driving: Consumer opinions on advanced vehicle technology
In this study, Deloitte surveyed over 22,000 consumers in 17 countries around the
world,and focused on six to explore consumers' attitude towards self-driving technologies, their preference in advanced vehicle technologies and their choice among various mobility services etc.
- Enhance customer intimacy by using smart emotional connection
Deloitte Consulting Strategy and Operations practice recently published an article on customer intimacy in the Harvard Business Review China. The article authored by Dr. Marco Hecker and Dr. Thomas Schiller talks about how to smartly use customer emotional connection to enhance customer intimacy.
- 2014 Global automotive consumer study: The changing nature of mobility
The study is based on a survey of over 23,000 consumers in 19 countries. Three developed countries (United States, Germany, Japan) and three emerging markets (China, India, Brazil) were selected to further analyze and highlight consumer trends and insights.
- The changing nature of mobility: Exploring consumer preferences in China
The research findings will help the automakers, dealers, and the rest of auto companies to understand the changes in the consumer's demand and provide the foundation for their strategic business decisions.
- A benchmark research on OEM revenue and cost
Key operational changes within leading Chinese & international automotive OEMs from a financial perspective with a deep dive into the drivers of changes
- Spare parts management (SPM) benchmark survey in China’s automotive industry
Covering 12 major Chinese Auto OEMs aiming at benchmarking and getting a better understanding of the auto vehicle spare parts market in China
- Trends and outlook of the auto electronics industry
An overview of automotive industry policy environment, the current status of auto electronics industry and the development trends of selected sub-segments
- China Automotive Industry Risk Study: Enhance auto dealership's capability to survive in L-shaped economy
This study is designed to understand the current operation and development of auto dealerships in China through an analysis on dealers’ financial and operational data, then further incorporating Deloitte’s survey results on dealer's operational performance.
- 2014 China auto dealership performance study
The study concludes with Deloitte's constructive recommendations to the independent dealers, dealer groups, and OEMs of luxury, main stream and domestic brands on risk management and operation improvement.
- China auto dealer group financing white paper
Deloitte and CITIC jointly published the China Auto Dealer Group Financing White Paper, focusing on analyzing China Auto Dealer Groups' development and financing needs.
- 2013 Deloitte China auto dealership performance study
Results from the 2013 annual survey indicate that, although China’s auto market has rebounded moderately, the overall growth is slowing down and competition is getting fiercer.
- 2015 China Auto Finance White Paper
The white paper examines the innovative finance products and the emerging auto finance business models in China automotive industry.
- 2014 China auto finance report
A closer look at the innovation of the auto finance industry and explores the development of several major emerging models in China, including car rental/leasing, used car finance, car insurance and Internet finance.
- 2012 China auto finance report
Insights on current development status and outlook of China's auto finance industry